UPDATE: Driver seriously injured in Irving crash

Multiple emergency responders from Irving FD/EMS and PD all responded to a major accident around 1:30PM this afternoon in the 1500 block of Kinwest Parkway.

A single vehicle traveling along Kinwest Parkway left the roadway and struck a tree. The impact caused substantial damage to the vehicle and trapped the driver.

Firefighters from Station #6, including Rescue 6 and Engine 6, responded to the scene for extrication. They were forced to cut the roof off the vehicle. Rescue 6, the heavy rescue truck, utilized a chain to pull the car off the tree.

Extrication was completed after about 20-30 minutes. Medic 12 ground transported one patient to Parkland Hospital with serious injuries.

The cause of the crash has not yet been released.